East Meets West 4

As it says on my Trip Advisor map, Hong Kong is one of my favourite cities. There are a number of reasons for that, the first of which is the shopping. In Kowloon, there are markets and districts that are specific to the sale of certain items. For example, the Gold Fish Market is a […]

Hong Kong Skyline at Night

View of the Financial District from The Bund

Shanghai Surprise! 3

I do a fair bit of research before I reach any destination, and in researching Shanghai, I thought it was going to be just another big city. To my surprise, it was one of the most beautiful and culturally rich cities I have ever seen! I rely heavily on the reviews and advice provided by […]

Seoul’s Got Soul! 3

As you all know, I am not afraid to get into an uncomfortable spot to get a great photograph. The earthquake in Japan was obviously more than a little uncomfortable, I spent the last few days in Seoul, South Korea in another uncomfortable spot. Being only about 40 kilometres from the 38th parallel and the […]

BBQ Meat, Kimchi and other Korean Delights

The Temple of Heaven

Highway to Heaven

Yesterday was my last full day in Beijing. I saved two of the largest attractions for a Monday instead of visiting on the weekend, thinking the crowds would have died down. I thought wrong. There is only one thing in the world I hate more than being in crowds of people. That is being in […]